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Welcome to Year 5

We wish your children every success in the year ahead. Please feel free to come and see us with any concerns that you may have.

Term topics

Who are our Year 5 teachers?

Miss Siddaway

Miss Martinez

Mr Smyth

Year Group Teaching Assistants
Mrs Redd, Mrs Lister and Mrs Anderson

Useful websites

Usernames and passwords can be found in children’s home school diaries.

Home learning

The expectation is that each week, children will complete tasks related to spellings, times tables and reading. There will also be either a grammar or maths task to be completed.

Naming clothes

Please ensure all your child’s clothes and belongings are clearly labelled.

Please include water bottles, PE kit and lunch boxes.

PE kit should be in school every day.

Year 5 residential: Bowles 2021 information

First page of the PDF file: lin-bowles-presentation

Planning, preparation and assessment time

The weekly planning preparation and assessment time will occur on Thursday afternoons when the children will be taught by Ms Billson, Mrs Lister and Mrs Anderson.

School trips

  • Autumn - Bowles Residential
  • Spring - Hands on History workshop (Ancient Greeks) and Mobile Planetarium
  • Summer - Wakehurst Place (However in 2021 - postponed Bowles Trip)

Health and hygiene

In the summer term we deliver the Health and Hygiene aspects of our Sex Education Policy (RSE) which complements our science work on life cycles of animals, plants and humans. The children have the opportunity to handle hygiene products such as flannels, soap and deodorant.

How can I support my child?

Regular reading and discussion with your child about their chosen reading book is still very valuable. Encourage them to explain why they chose the book, what do they think will happen next? Can they recall what has happened so far or make predictions? Supporting your child with the learning of their weekly spelling and mastery of the multiplication tables is also a valuable skill.